Northern Alberta Institute of Technology
The Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT) is a polytechnic and applied sciences institute located in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. NAIT provides careers programs in applied research, technical training, applied education, and learning designed to meet the demands of Alberta’s technical and knowledge-based industries. NAIT offers approximately 120 credit programs leading to degrees, applied degrees, diplomas and certificates. As of 2018, there are approximately 16,000 students in credit programs 12,000 apprentices registered in apprenticeship training, 14,500 students enrolled in non-credit courses, and more than 20,000 registrants for customized corporate based training. NAIT also attracts international students from 94 countries. NAIT is similar to an Institute of technology or university of applied sciences as termed in other jurisdictions. The NAIT Nugget is a member of the Canadian University Press.
We are Essential
- NAIT is one of the largest apprenticeship trainers in Canada.
- 95% of employers are satisfied with the performance of NAIT graduates
- Five years after graduation, NAIT grads have near-zero unemployment and earn salaries that rival those of university graduates.
- 86% of grads are employed within 9 months after they graduate
We aspire to be the most relevant and responsive post-secondary institution in Canada and one of the world’s leading polytechnics.